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|Region||Atauro Island, East Timor|
|Native speakers||5,000 (2010 census)|
Adabe is a Papuan language spoken by 1,000 Adabe people on Atauro island in East Timor, according Ethnolouge. According 2010 census, 181 people are speaking Adabe only on mainland of East Timor, not on Atauro. Atauro people are only speaking Austronesian languages, like Wetarese, which is called Atauro there.
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